Integration : Key to lower Google dependence

Google now offers slew of services. After reading this post “Overview of our accessible services” on Google blog, I was wondering what is it that one thing that makes Google services better that the most ?

A year back I got totally hooked on to Google but now at this point in time I feel the alternatives fair better. 30boxes, wordpress, ask search, yahoo mail, bloglines, stumbleupon, clipmarks, flickr are the services I use now more often that the ones provided by Google. Most of the services are actually better than the ones Google offers.

The one thing all these services lack is integration. These are all assorted set of services with no inter-connections. If there is a way/standard to integrate all assorted services dependence on Google can be reduced in a big way.

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One Response to Integration : Key to lower Google dependence

  1. […] Quick post worth reading about Google services versus other tools – basically says the others ( 30boxes, wordpress, ask search, yahoo mail, bloglines, stumbleupon, clipmarks, flickr) are each better on their own, but integration is the challenge. I think we’re starting to address this. It’s as much a visual design challenge as a programming issue. […]

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